The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
This chapel flourished with foremost spectable
Inscription dedicating chapel to Mary Magdalene — four
Subjects: inscriptions; Cantlow, John, Prior of Bath; Bath, Somerset; Mary Magdalene, saint
Bath, Somerset, Chapel of St Mary Magdalene in parish of Widcombe and Lyncombe, dedicatory lines inscribed in east side of the porch.
Thys chapell floryschyd with formosyte spectabyll
In the honowre of M
Magdalen prior Cantlow hath edyfyde
Desyring yow to pray for him with yowre
That sche will inhabit him in hevyn ther euyr to
Note: Asking prayers for John Cantlow, Prior of Bath, who rebuilt the chapel
in the fifteenth century.
The Beauties of England and Wales.
19 vols. in 26 parts London: Vernor, Hood and Sharpe,
1801-1815: vol. 13, Part 1, 388.